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  July 4, 2011   E-News



Independence Day 1776 -
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Sneak peek at the new Palin flick by Jim Galloway of AJC - Read more
 


Celebrating America's Enduring Principles

America was born on July 4, 1776, with the passage of the
Declaration of Independence. Today, as we celebrate our great country 235 years later, we reflect upon its meaning.
Read more.

 

GA Governor in the News


 

Associated Press
▪ GA gov drains retirement accounts to pay down debt

By SHANNON McCAFFREY , 07.01.11, 09:19 AM EDT
 
ATLANTA -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has reduced his debt to $1.3 million after draining his retirement accounts to pay down a loan for his daughter's failed sporting goods venture, the governor's accountant said Thursday. Read more
 

AJC - June 30, 2011

Deal ditches hiring rules in appointing spokesman's girlfriend

Gov. Nathan Deal's choice to be the state's mental health ombudsman is dating the governor's chief spokesman and was chosen without following procedures outlined in state law, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.

 http://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-politics-elections/deal-ditches-hiring-rules-993099.html

▪ Those Surrounding Governor Deal Are Doing Him Few Favors
 
http://www.peachpundit.com/2011/06/20/those-surrounding-governor-deal-are-doing-him-few-favors/#more-33418
 
July 1, 2011
▪ Deal names ally Pridemore to Georgia World Congress Center board and . . .
Richard W. Riley of Gainesville (father of Deal's chief of staff, Chris Riley) to the Lake Lanier oversight board. Read more
.

And the beat does on. . .  Nepotism and cronyism reigns in Georgia politics -- and we thought it was just the Democrats who did this ;- ) Is anyone keeping count of he number of people from Hall County and the 9th District who have received appointments by the new Gov.?

 


Independence

Dear friends, 

It was 235 years ago today when our Founding Fathers planted the flag of freedom and defined the character of this country.

Pledging their lives, fortunes and sacred honor, Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall and George Walton signed the Declaration of Independence on behalf of Georgia.

It was a courageous proclamation during a most challenging time.  Read entire message

Presidential Finger Pointing

With 14 million Americans looking for work and 44 million on food stamps, there is nothing we need more than jobs.  So what did President Obama offer Americans during his hour long press conference yesterday?  We saw finger pointing.

Read  about Jobs Bills Waiting for Senate Action.  
Read more news from Congressman Tom Graves.
 

▪ Mapping the 2010 U.S. Census - New York Times  - click here

Browse population growth and decline, changes in racial and ethnic concentrations and patterns of housing development
 

Just glide your cursor over the map
and it displays every county.

 

http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/map?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=thab1


Legislators move to next stage in redistricting - June 30, 2011 - AJC
 

 
The last public hearing for how and where legislative and congressional lines should be redrawn on Thursday had the same message as those offered at 11 others: Keep the process transparent and communities together.
 

June 29th, 2011
Beacon Alert

John Fredericks / Staff

Pawlenty's T-Time In Georgia Puts The Peach State In Play

T-Paw And T-Pride Blow Out Atlanta Fundraiser (?)

The man from Minnesota's march through Georgia yesterday wasn't exactly of the General Sherman variety, but he took Atlanta by storm nonetheless. 

Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term governor from the "Land of 1,000 Lakes," showed last night why he's a force to be reckoned with in the Republican presidential nominating sweepstakes. Despite his sagging early poll numbers, he's raising money-- and a lot of it. Read more.

Does anyone really believe that Pawlenty has a chance of taking GA with the recently appointed GA fundraiser?  Poor Gov. Pawlenty is a nice guy who does not know about current politics in GA. Frankly, $100,000 does not sound like a huge amount considering that they no doubt had unlimited access to former Governor Perdue and Governor Deal's fundraiser list of high rollers.



 
Access North GA.com  -- Posted: Tuesday, June 28th 2011 at 6:16am

State laying groundwork for appeal of judge's ruling on immigration law

By The Associated Press
 

Your morning jolt: State lawmaker owes Georgia Southern $52k in broadcast revenue.  June 29, 2011 - jgalloway - AJC

 

You can now count Cecil Staton, the Senate majority whip, among the many state lawmakers in serious financial trouble
 



Immigration inforcement -- Who says it can't be done?  Presidents Hoover and Eisenhower deported millions of illegals.
Read more

 

 
    June 22, 2011
 
Congressman Tom Graves (R-GA-9) was one of 35 recipients of the “Defender of Economic Freedom Award” from the Club for Growth:

Nathan Deal taps Bill Gates foundation for charter school cash


 

MANY attended the Redistricting Meeting in Gainesville on June 21 at the Hosch Theatre at Brenau University.  MANY SPOKE THEIR MINDS.  Read more below in the Gainesville Times. . .

Residents want redistricting to reflect government boundaries
Legislators to hold special session in August to redraw boundaries
by Ashley Fielding of the Gainesville Times


Posted: Tuesday, June 21st 2011 at 8:28pm

Reapportionment Committee hears from local citizens

By Marc Eggers Staff

 



▪ Important Redistricting Meeting -  June 21, 2011

Dear Ninth District Friend,

 
A joint meeting of the House and Senate Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committees will be held in Gainesville, Georgia on Tuesday, June 21 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Hosch Theatre at Brenau UniversityDetails from the General Assembly Media Advisory are below. 
 
It is so important for our Party to remain strong in the coming redistricting process. To use your strengths in the redistricting process, I would like to suggest that you contact your County's Republican Party Chair and let them know you are interested in participating at the hearing in Gainesville. Your County Chair can help with key issues you may want to consider discussing with state officials at the hearing. Your involvement will be critical for your county as we head into the 2012 election cycle.
 
You can find your County Party Chair's contact number or email at the Ninth District website:
 
Thank you for all that you do for the Republican Party.

 

-- THIS EMAIL IS INTENDED FOR THE ORIGINAL RECIPIENT

  Andrew L. Turnage

   Chair, Ninth Congressional District (GA-9)
   Georgia Republican Party
      (    706.781.9027
                 www.gagop9.org
 

Roll Call Takes A Look At Georgia Redistricting

May 25, 2011 9:31 am

by Charlie · 8 comments

 

▪ Those Surrounding Governor Deal Are Doing Him Few Favors
http://www.peachpundit.com/2011/06/20/those-surrounding-governor-deal-are-doing-him-few-favors/#more-33418

June 20, 2011 13:00 pm

by Charlie · 14 comments
 


Newt Nuze


Newt Gingrich’s financial team abandons him, campaign debt put at $1 million

 

Washington Post: Newt Gingrich had credit line at Tiffany’s that could have reached $1 million
 

 

 
   June 10, 2011

-- Breaking News of the Day --


▪ New Hampshire Presidential Debate - June 13, 2011 - sponsored by CNN
1. Rep. Michele Bachmann
2. Rep. Ron Paul
3. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
4. Herman Cain of Georgia
5. Former Gov.
Tim Pawlenty
,
6. Gov.
Mitt Romney
7. Former Sen. Rick Santorum

Gary Johnson Excluded

   Read more on Fox News
 
Gingrich's National Campaign Co-Chair Gov. Sonny Perdue Joins Pawlenty
   for President
 
6/9/11 9:42PM
Deal sticks with Gingrich, while Perdue said campaign ‘vibrancy' was gone
    Deal:
"When the going gets rough, I don’t cut and run on my friends."   - AJC 
Tussle between Fox 5 and Nathan Deal continues
   Jim Galloway - June 10, 2011 - AJC
I-Team:  Deal Campaign Funds - Part II  - Dale Russell - June 9, 2011

 

Gingrich's top aides quit campaign as presidential bid takes major hit
June 9, 2011   -- Office Vacant

The resignations are the latest in a series of blows to Gingrich's campaign that began at the outset. After a debut in Macon at the state Republican convention, Gingrich’s campaign immediately ran into trouble when, on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” he criticized U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan to revamp Medicare, an effort that had just been endorsed by the House Republicans he once led. . .
Staffers leaving the Gingrich team include campaign manager Rob Johnson and long-time spokesman RickTyler and Scott Rials. . . .
 
A poll conducted by Towery's Insider Advantage released June 3 showed Gingrich in Georgia with 12 percent, good for third place. The leader in Georgia? Former CEO and Atlanta radio host Herman Cain with 26 percent
 

-- watchdog news - Atlanta Unfiltered

June 10, 2011 --


by Mike Luckovich - AJC

 

 by Rick McKee of Augusta Chronicla

 

 
 

   June 6, 2011 -- E-News

 


This day in History:  D - Day June 6, 1944

67 Years Ago



http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/d-day
 

Ronald Reagan

Remarks on the 40th Anniversary of D-Day

delivered 6 June 1984 in Pointe Du Hoc, Normandy, France

Click here to listen to his speech and read text.

 


 

D Day Remembered on June 6, 2011

 

click on video at left to view


D-Day Summary

Although the term D-Day is used routinely as military lingo for the day an operation or event will take place, for many it is also synonymous with June 6, 1944, the day the Allied powers crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, beginning the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control during World War II. Within three months, the northern part of France would be freed and the invasion force would be preparing to enter Germany, where they would meet up with Soviet forces moving in from the east.

With Hitler's armies in control of most of mainland Europe, the Allies knew that a successful invasion of the continent was central to winning the war. Hitler knew this too, and was expecting an assault on northwestern Europe in the spring of 1944. He hoped to repel the Allies from the coast with a strong counterattack that would delay future invasion attempts, giving him time to throw the majority of his forces into defeating the Soviet Union in the east. Once that was accomplished, he believed an all-out victory would soon be his.

On the morning of June 5, 1944, U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe gave the go-ahead for Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious military operation in history. On his orders, 6,000 landing craft, ships and other vessels carrying 176,000 troops began to leave England for the trip to France. That night, 822 aircraft filled with parachutists headed for drop zones in Normandy. An additional 13,000 aircraft were mobilized to provide air cover and support for the invasion.

By dawn on June 6, 18,000 parachutists were already on the ground; the land invasions began at 6:30 a.m. The British and Canadians overcame light opposition to capture Gold, Juno and Sword beaches; so did the Americans at Utah. The task was much tougher at Omaha beach, however, where 2,000 troops were lost and it was only through the tenacity and quick-wittedness of troops on the ground that the objective was achieved. By day's end, 155,000 Allied troops--Americans, British and Canadians--had successfully stormed Normandy’s beaches. 

For their part, the Germans suffered from confusion in the ranks and the absence of celebrated commander Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, who was away on leave. At first, Hitler, believing that the invasion was a feint designed to distract the Germans from a coming attack north of the Seine River, refused to release nearby divisions to join the counterattack and reinforcements had to be called from further afield, causing delays. He also hesitated in calling for armored divisions to help in the defense. In addition, the Germans were hampered by effective Allied air support, which took out many key bridges and forced the Germans to take long detours, as well as efficient Allied naval support, which helped protect advancing Allied troops. 

Though it did not go off exactly as planned, as later claimed by British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery--for example, the Allies were able to land only fractions of the supplies and vehicles they had intended in France--D-Day was a decided success. By the end of June, the Allies had 850,000 men and 150,000 vehicles in Normandy and were poised to continue their march across Europe.

The heroism and bravery displayed by troops from the Allied countries on D-Day has served as inspiration for several films, most famously The Longest Day (1962) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). It was also depicted in the HBO mini-series Band of Brothers (2001).
 


 



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if you can stand to look at this little liberal low life.

 Weiner admits lying about lewd photo, won't quit - June 6, 2011 - AJC
At a dramatic Manhattan news conference, Rep. Anthony Weiner said he won't resign despite taking, sending lewd pictures to women.

Naturally, the political cartoonists have gone crazy on this one.  Check out Daryl Cagle

View at your own risk ;- )
 


Appeals court to hear health care overhaul lawsuit

By The Associated Press

ATLANTA - An Atlanta federal courtroom will soon become the latest battlefield in the ongoing fight over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Wednesday on whether to reverse a Florida judge's ruling that struck down vast portions of the law.


 Georgia Illegal Immigration Law


Law's foes sue to bar it from taking effect 
article by Jeremy Redmon of the AJC  click photo at left to enlarge and read.

I AM  UN-DOC-U-MENT-ED shirt

proudly worn by protestors at the Georgia Capital.  Why are these illegal aliens not arrested?



BREAKING NEWS
Even though Newt has endorsement of Governor Deal. . .

Herman Cain leads Newt Gingrich among Georgia GOP voters

Newt Gingrich’s favorite-son strategy isn’t working out so well in Georgia, according to a quick InsiderAdvantage/Channel 2 Action News poll released this evening.

Gingrich may have the support of Gov. Nathan Deal, but Republican voters – at least for the moment – prefer pizzazz of pizza magnate and former radio talk show host Herman Cain


Club for Growth dissects Herman Cain
 

PPP poll: Herman Cain, Sarah Palin tied for second in Iowa
12:00 pm June 1, 2011, by jgallowayerman
Cain’s scrappy campaign for the GOP presidential nomination is making an impression.
From Public Policy Polling of North Carolina:











Georgia's New Congressional Map Takes Shape
 

(06.01.11)
News Analysis 

First of a four part series on Georgia's reapportionment

Where does 14 equal four?

According to results from the nation's 2010 census gatherers, Georgia's population growth over the last decade relative to other states increased enough to award it with a new 14th U.S Congressional District (CD), effective with the 2012 election . . .

The new Congressional District (CD) will likely encompass all or parts of four counties: Bartow, Cherokee, Forsyth and Hall, with a combined population of about 700,000. 
Read much more



Three Big Dates for GOP Presidential Candidates

 
J. Randolph Evans
 Column No. 1071 (6/3/11)
 
 There are three dates that every Presidential candidate has circled on the calendar.  Individually, none are 'make or break' days alone. Collectively, these three dates will separate the 'wannabes' from the 'real' candidates heading into the nomination marathon that begins in
 Iowa, moves to New Hampshire, and dashes toward South Carolina. June 13, 2011 is the date for the first GOP Presidential debate in which virtually all of the candidates will appear together on stage.  It will be a big crowd.   Read entire article
 
 
 
   January 1, 2011


GOP sweep named top Ga. story of 2010
 

Base bails on Democrats in droves
By Chris Joyner - AJC
Georgia Democrats enter the upcoming 2011 session of the General Assembly reeling from a series of defections and facing an uphill climb toward relevance. The once-dominant party holds 85 of 236 seats in the House and Senate, Democrats’ lowest ebb since Reconstruction. And the number has been slipping. Read entire article

 
 

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